Hepatitis Awareness Month

LiverIllustrationViral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, but most do not know they are infected. On the next Line One, join two local experts to discuss this hidden epidemic as national Hepatitis Awareness Month kicks off.

Listen now:

 GUESTS: 

  • Dr. Brian McMahon, hepatologist, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Dr. Jay Butler, chief medical officer/director, Alaska Division of Public Health

LINKS:

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  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752  (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, May 4, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, May 4, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. AKDT

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